Understanding how gaze differs in autistic people may help improve their lives.
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People who have mutations in a gene called PHF21A tend to have a constellation of traits and conditions, including autism.
A mix of two drugs eases hypersensitivity to noise in mice missing an autism gene — offering the promise of a similar treatment for autistic people.
At least one in three autistic children has significant movement difficulties, according to a large study.
A single seizure early in life leads to enduring behavioral problems, including diminished sociability, in mice.
A new survey suggests autism prevalence has more than doubled over nine years, but the numbers may reflect only a rise in awareness and better data collection.
Certain patterns of electrical activity in the brain may signal autism in children with tuberous sclerosis complex, a related genetic condition.